Qualifications for working in OSHC services

Out of school hours care (OSHC) is the name commonly given to services that provide education and care to school age children before/after school and during school holidays.

There are no national qualification requirements for educators at centre-based services educating and caring for school age children in OSHC services. State and territory specific qualification requirements apply in:

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Victoria 
  • Western Australia
  • Northern Territory
The approved OSHC qualifications list for these jurisdictions is available in PDF or Excel format.
If you have enquiries about state or territory specific provisions, contact your regulatory authority.